Indigenous Peoples Harvard Project: Covid-19 Poses A $49.5b Threat To Tribal Economies Native News Online Montana Judge Blocks Keystone XL Permit for River Crossings Bloomberg Major blow to Keystone XL pipeline as judge revokes key permit Guardian Covid-19 coronavirus Granma: BioCubaFarma in the COVID-19 battle Michigan Rep. Whitsett tells Trump, Pence about hospital shortage experiences Washington Post ‘A Tragedy Is Unfolding’: Inside New York’s Virus Epicenter NYTimes
In a city ravaged by an epidemic, few places have been as hard hit as central Queens.
Their Grandmother Left by Ambulance. Then They Could Not Find Her. NYTimes Transit union says passengers should be forced to wear masks during pandemic Class war This Is Truly a War:’ Nurses Are Staging a National Day of Protest Vice Whole Foods staff protest against conditions as coronavirus cases rise Guardian
Whole Foods workers across the US are planning to hold another sickout protest on 1 May, as the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infections at the supermarket chain continue to rise and workers charge the Amazon-owned company is doing too little to help them.
Hazleton meat-packaging plant closes with 130 workers testing positive for COVID-19. Union leader at Souderton plant died last Friday. Penn Live Inside the Union Where Coronavirus Put 98% of Members Out of Work ProPublica 734 Henry Ford workers test positive for COVID-19; Beaumont has 1,500 ill employees Detroit News ‘Blood on Their Hands’: Trader Joe’s Workers Are Angry and Terrified Daily Beast Bookstore Warehouse Employees Demand Protections After Nine Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 InsiderNJ Coronavirus concerns prompt second construction union to walk off Massachusetts jobs Boston Herald SD governor rejects ‘feel good’ shelter-in-place order around COVID-19 stricken pork plant, now with 438 cases Amazon to Suspend Operations in France Over Coronavirus Dispute NYTimes New York nurses union to sue state health department, hospitals over equipment shortages Politico Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos grows fortune by $24bn amid coronavirus pandemic Guardian Philly port workers threatened a work stoppage over coronavirus safety precautions. They’re still calling for more. Inquirer Essential Work Organizing Upgrade
Under capitalism, the only real essential work is that which makes a profit. How can we seize the moment to push for change in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic?
Capitalist crisis The tension between public health and patents in the Covid-19 era STAT Tax change in coronavirus package overwhelmingly benefits millionaires, congressional body finds Washington Post Frontier Communications, saddled with debt files for bankruptcy Elon Musk, Jamie Dimon, and Vince McMahon: Here are 20 of the biggest names on Trump’s list of advisers to reopen the US economy Business Insider COVID-19: Elon Musk failed to deliver ventilators to CA Sacramento Bee COVID-19: How Big Pharma and Big Philanthropy Consume the World CounterPunch
Under capitalism, disease is an immensely profitable industry, and huge pharmaceutical corporations excel at extracting enormous amounts of wealth from our public health.
Manifesto for Housing Justice: Against the Pandemic of Capitalism and Racism LeftEast
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